Dendrobium rindjaniense J.J.Sm. 1925 SECTION Pedilonum

Plant and Flowers Photos by Roberta Fox

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Mt Rindjani Dendrobium [A montain on Lombok island]

Flower Size .88" [2.2 cm]

Found on Lomok Island within the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia at elevations of 1925 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, basally terete, becoming fatter till the middle, thinner above, globose segmented in the upper half pseudobulbs carrying a few, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on short, arising along the upper nodes of the stem, 8 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pedilonum rindjaniense (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996;